The William Mitchell Litigation Society, in partnership with the Minnesota Innocence Project at Hamline University School of Law, will welcome Justin Brooks, director and co-founder of the California Innocence Project to William Mitchell on Thursday, April 2. Continue reading
William Mitchell’s largest networking event of the year, the Justice Esther M. Tomljanovich ’55 Tea for Women in Law, returns to the law school on Thursday, Apr. 9. Continue reading
Thirteen alumni and two faculty members at William Mitchell have been named to Minnesota Attorneys of the Year for their outstanding professional accomplishments by Minnesota Lawyer, a publication for the state’s legal sector. Continue reading
On Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law signed an agreement to combine. The union will bring together two schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 154 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem solving approach to legal education. Continue reading
Judge Jimmie Reyna of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will speak about “Patents, International Trade, and the Federal Circuit,” at William Mitchell on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 from 4–5 pm in the Kelley Boardroom. Continue reading
The Child Protection Program, in partnership with Jeff Anderson ’75, will present an all-day symposium that will examine the complicated history and current situation surrounding sexual abuse in the church and other institutions. The symposium will be held on Friday, Apr. 17, in the William Mitchell Auditorium.
When Andrew Davis, 2L, entered law school at William Mitchell, he already had a full slate of responsibilities. Then just as now, he was working and married with two young children at home. Providing for his family was and continues to be his top priority, especially now that there’s a third child on the way. Continue reading
William Mitchell College of Law has successfully concluded its four-and-a-half year fundraising campaign—the largest in the college’s history—raising $25.5 million for scholarships, faculty, and innovation.
During the “If Not for Mitchell” Campaign, which ended Dec. 31, 2014, alumni set new records for giving, with alumni from 69 class years participating and donating 65 percent of the dollars raised. Continue reading
The William Mitchell law school community has partnered with Barack and Michelle Obama Elementary in St. Paul to help students in kindergarten through the fourth grade improve their literacy skills. Continue reading
The Board of Trustees of William Mitchell College of Law today announced the appointment of Mark C. Gordon, a respected educator and innovator, as its new president and dean.
Gordon will begin as president and dean at William Mitchell on July 1, 2015, bringing nearly 30 years of experience in higher education and public service. He is currently president of Defiance College, a private, liberal arts college in Defiance, Ohio, and previously served as dean of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Continue reading
Students and professors at William Mitchell know James Kuettner ’15 for his generosity, his warm and confident nature, and his incredible work ethic. Throughout his time in law school, the qualities his colleagues recognize in him have extended to his clinical work and to clients, making Kuettner the 2015 Student Award of Merit recipient for January.